Nampong Lingdok ecotourism zone is located in the East District of Sikkim. SBFP had identified two EDC’s namely LINGDOK-PANGTHANG EDC and TUMIN EDC, as the focal units for ecotourism tourism development in this zone.

Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary and its biodiversity values acts as the core ecotourism feature of this zone. Besides this, the cultural features associated with communities belonging to diverse ethnic groups who inhabit the adjoining villages namely Pangthang, Tumin, Lingdok, etc. is being considered for ecotourism development here.

Huddled with splendid nature and pure culture. Located on the outskirts of Gangtok town, Namphok-Lingdok village is dotted with serene environment and peaceful rural setting. To the excitement and admiration of keen eco-tourist, the place offers a unique combination of nature and culture intrinsic to Sikkim. The specially crafted eco-tour packages provides opportunity to explore, experience and enjoy the cultural features of the village and the natural beauty of the adjacent Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary. It takes just 30 minutes to reach the EDC office of Namphok-Lingdok Eco-Tourism from M.G. Marg.

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PACKAGE :: HALF DAY TOUR

Start early morning from Gangtok and the road takes you to Nampong-Lingdok Ecotourism zone within 40 mins. From there, you will be welcomed in a traditional way by the community and offered a herbal tea. Towards the Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary a delight of birdies, the trails walled with Rhododendrons, pine trees and variety of bamboo species will keep your mind revived and energized. After the nature trail you will be welcomed with the traditional organic food prepared by the local community of Nampong-Lingdok.

PACKAGE :: FULL DAY TOUR

Full day programme offers a wide range of experiencing the nature and culture. The program starts with a nature walk inside the sanctuary. The trials pass through evergreen and thick forest of pines and rhododendrons. The view of Mt. Kanchendzonga range along the trail is an ideal point for the nature lover. One can experience numbers of birds inside the sanctuary. The programme is specifically designed to make one experience the lifestyle of the local community for which the visitor will be guided to the village to experience the local handicraft, village walk, traditional cusines and interpretation on the traditional games. The programme ends with a traditional farewell dance by the community.

Explore, Admire, Educate & Entertain

 Birdwatching:- Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary is blessed with many species of birds including the Blood Pheasant, The State bird of Sikkim.

 Wildlife Watching:- The sanctuary is home to a variety of animals like the Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Leopard Cat, Red Panda, etc

 Flowering & Medicinal Plants:- A variety of medicinal plants flourish within the Sanctuary which can be seen all along the trails. One can experience the Orchids & rhododendrons along the trail.

 Village Walk:- At ‘Gairi Gaon’, the visitors can see and experience a typical Sikkimese village. One can walk around the village and see various activities like farming, cardamom plantation, mulching, traditional games, etc.

 Cultural Activities:- One can also experiemce the traditional art forms of communities.

 

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The full day package provides the extra time and opportunity to explore the local handicrafts. You can experience some astonishing activities inside the sanctuary like guided nature walk, birdwatching or trek along the rhododendron trail.

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Rusty Fronted Barwing

After the nature activities, you will be welcomed in the village for cardamom plantation, village walk, handicrafts and traditional food with some local wine/herbal tea. The program will end with a traditional music and dance by the local community of Nampong-Lingdok.

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Bar Throated Siva

Nampong-Lingdok is a delight for eco-tourists who seek to experience the rare and unique relationship between nature and human culture in Sikkim.Our eco-tour packages have been designed exclusively to offer up close up  and personal experiences. Witness a culture thriving amidst hamlets and humble settlements sparsely spread around the Fambonglho wildlife Sanctuary. Being here is all about being lost and found in candid moments.

The Nampong-Lingdok Ecotourism office is just 40 minutes drive from MG Marg, the town & the heart of the capital,Gangtok.

Map of Nampog - Lingdok Ecotourism Zone
Map of Nampog – Lingdok Ecotourism Zone

 

For Reservation please contact

Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 355005000049
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Sikkim House Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: C.A. 520011056758
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: VYSA0005200

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking.
It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt /Adhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking. Service Tax will not be refunded on cancellation of booking.

 

 

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